Monthly Archives: July 2014


Going, going, gone – Farewell to Didcot powerstation

Didcot power station has been a feature of Oxfordshire’s landscape for the last forty years, the six distinctive hyperbolic cooling towers standing proud. Whether they were an eyesore or beloved iconic industrial feature has been debated since they were constructed (even inspiring an Ode by poet Kit Wright). To OCV they are a distinctive (and […]


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Radio Interview! 2

  At the beginning of June during the task at Shotover, Chris, Tim and Ed took part in a radio interview about the group with Stuart Mabbutt who makes a show called Going Wild with Wildlife. He came along to our task to talk to us about OCV and what we do. There isn’t a […]


A Moving Experience for OCV

Who knew OCV had so much stuff! Some of our volunteers found out exactly how much stuff we had when they had to move it all from our current toolshed location at Stansfeld Outdoor Education Centre to our brand new toolshed at the Oxford City Council depot in Cutteslowe Park last weekend. We have been […]

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Take a punt on our OCV socials 1

Eight intrepid OCVers took to the water for our annual punting social event on Thursday 10th July. We met at the Cherwell BoathouseĀ for an evening of messing about on the river. People soon remembered their punting skills and we settled in for a relaxing evening. It was known for beer to have been consumed in […]